Newborn Calves – Immune Status and Impact of Colostrum Feeding

Published on: 11/25/2016
Author/s : Phytobiotics; Julia Schmitt.

What’s important to know about the defense system of newborn calves? The first weeks of life are a critical period for young calves as the immune system needs to develop and adapt and a huge load of pathogens is just waiting for a way to enter a weakened host organism.   Post-partum the immune protection of calves mainly relies on the innate unspecific part of the immune system and t...

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aledin abdu
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25/11/2016 |

Colostrum is one of the most important ways to prevent calves from disease. But i have one doubt, whether it is recommended to feed colostrum for calves that suckled from a diseased mother.

shubham123456
Dairy producer
Re: Newborn Calves – Immune Status and Impact of Colostrum Feeding
02/02/2017 |

Immune Status and Impact of Colostrum Feeding

The success of colostrum feeding to calves is built on four critical components:

Timing - How quickly the calf receives colostrum after birth.
Quantity - How much colostrum the calf receives.
Quality - The concentration of immunoglobulins in the colostrum.
Cleanliness - The levels of pathogens in the colostrum.

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